Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.


California firearms dashboard leaked personal information of 200,000 gun owners

by Colin Wood • 2 days ago

A mistake during an upgrade to the state's firearms data dashboard resulted in 200,000 people having their personal information exposed.


Virginia behavioral health dept. refreshes data system for young children

by Colin Wood • 3 days ago

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services has refreshed a 17-year-old data system used for case management.


Nevada names IT division admin Timothy Galluzi as state CIO

by Colin Wood • 3 days ago

Officials confirmed that Timothy Galluzi, who’s headed the Enterprise IT Services Division since February, is the new state CIO.


Paterson, N.J., promises Suboxone delivery in 90 minutes

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

A new program in Paterson, New Jersey, hopes to upend the current treatment model by offering Suboxone to drug users fast.

County & Local

Verizon to expand broadband for 80 tribal schools

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

Eighty tribal schools expect to receive improved broadband connections as part of a $147 million Verizon upgrade.


New Mexico governor names Peter Mantos as new IT secretary

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham named Peter Mantos, an IT industry veteran, as the state’s new IT secretary.